A study published November 3 in the journal Nature Conservation by researchers at University of Oxford’s Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU) and the nonprofit World Animal Protection sheds new light on pangolin hunting in India, a country known to be a source of pangolins entering the illegal trade but that’s been little studied.
After losing their home to California’s deadliest wildfire, one couple had an unexpected reunion with their loyal pet. K9 Paw Print Rescue, a non-profit, Bay Area-based animal rescue group, said on Facebook this week that the couple returned to the site of their lost home in Paradise, Calif., and their beloved dog Madison was there […]
Many people leave out birdseed for feathered-friends in the neighborhood, although few get anything in return besides a lovely view of the birds, and a patio polluted with seeds. Eight-year-old Gabi Mann from Seattle, Washington started feeding the crows in her family’s garden, and now this lucky little girl gets gifts from the crows. Gabie […]
The world’s seabirds are being pushed to the brink of extinction by the fishing industry which is competing with them for food, a new study has warned. Populations have dropped by up to 70 per cent since the middle of the 20th century, experts said. This is partly due to habitat destruction and pollution, but the new research led by the […]
This week, the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24) is being held in Poland. While it’s established fact that raising animals for food produces more greenhouse gas emissions than all the cars, planes, and other forms of transportation combined, the menu at COP24 is surprisingly meat-heavy. […]
Remarkably, this drop in plastic bag consumption did not come directly from any government policy, it was effectively a business decision. This sharp turn around is largely thanks to two of the largest supermarket chains, Coles and Woolworths, deciding to implement a nationwide ban on free lightweight plastic grocery bags in July, replacing them with […]
The government estimates there are about 15,000 grizzlies in the province. The province’s environment and forests ministers announced the ban on Monday, saying they were acting on the basis of a program of consultation with stakeholder groups, the public and First Nations, most of whom recommended a ban to protect the bears.
An animal-free option should be guaranteed on the menu at every school and hospital, campaigners have claimed. The Vegan Society is calling on MSPs to create a new law to ensure plant-based meal choices are always on public sector menus in Scotland.
Christmas is a wonderful time to sit around the dinner table with your family as the lights from the Christmas tree shine around you and the children are eager to open presents. However, if you are the one doing all the cooking, it can be stressful deciding what to cook and then spending all day […]
Men in the U.S. eat way too much meat, and it’s literally killing them. Meat consumption is linked to many of today’s deadliest illnesses, including cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. And dairy consumption has been linked to everything from Parkinson’s disease to acne. A vegan diet, on the other hand, has been shown to boost […]